Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Canzoni per le notti di novembre
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Giulia perde la madre nel 1984, una settimana prima del suo tredicesimo compleanno. L'anno successivo si trasferisce con il padre nella cittadina dove lui è nato e cresciuto. Qui Giulia stringe amicizia con Erica, una compagna di classe brillante e anticonformista. La loro adolescenza è turbata dalla scomparsa di una coetanea.
Bridge Ices Before Road by S. Rose
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Price: Free! Words: 163,620. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bildungsroman/Literary Fiction: The year is 1970. In a blue-collar suburb of Boston, two eleven year-old Catholic girls struggle to come of age in a culture still very much dominated by men. Told in the first person voice of a young girl, the novel explores familial upheavals surrounding race relations and the changing roles of women, as well as the far reaching damage done by a pedophile priest.
The Romeo Boys: A Rock 'n Roll Odyssey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Hoping they'll never be caught, Bobby Masters and his imposter band work cowboy bars and tiny college dances during the summer of 1964, pretending to be The Romeos, a popular group with a real hit record. But fate, along with a go-go dancing sorority girl, turns these young men and their notions of love and the future upside-down in this coming-of-age story.
Against a Crimson Sky (The Poland Trilogy, Book 2)
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Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 143,520. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The year is 1794, and the beautiful and resilient Countess Anna Maria Berezowska has narrowly escaped death amidst the chaos caused by the violent dissolution of Poland. Anna is soon reunited with Lord Jan Stelnicki, and the two lovers marry even as their beloved country is ripped apart. Enter Napoléon and soon Anna and Jan are valiantly fighting to hold on to a tenuous happiness and life itself.
Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy, Book 1)
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Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 174,580. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
PUSH NOT THE RIVER is based on the true eighteenth century diary of Anna Maria Berezowska, a Polish countess who lived through the rise and fall of the historic Third of May Constitution. Vivid, romantic, and thrillingly paced, it paints the emotional and unforgettable story of the metamorphosis of a nation--and of a proud and resilient young woman.
The Crazy Jack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In 1980, Jack concocts a desperate plan to get a life of art for himself and justice for his girlfriend, who harbors a terrible secret.
So What! Stories or Whatever!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,810. Language: British English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
So What! Stories or Whatever! is the book that lifts the roof to reveal the stories about the characters that are inside the contemporary High School, whether bully or victim, geek, star or "Alien" - or their struggling teachers. If you’ve ever been to school you’ll recognise the characters and their tales, but, if you’ve never been to school you must read this book as a rough guide to survival!
Blinsby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: British English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
"It is, after all, a very very good school" Set during a fictional retelling of the 1980s, in a parallel version of rural England, Blinsby is in turns comedy, conspiracy thriller, Kafkaesque nightmare, and a surreal, evocative portrait of childhood nostalgia. When Class 5's inquisitive new boy, Jack, disappears without trace, 10-year-old Erasmus suspects a cover up that reaches right to the top.
La Chiripa
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Series: The Falling Sky Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 152,930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“A woman’s murder is the essence of the mundane.” The most maddening of crimes is surely child abduction. Yet, for five sane, beautiful years, Alma and young Pira have lived and laughed in their remote asylum high in the Mayan mountains, blessed by *la chiripa*, the stroke of luck--until the searchlight of chance flicks across their lives and sends a deadly signal to their oppressor.
What They Left Behind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
Depression Cookies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 177,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Depression Cookies is a coming of age story woven around the heart of family triumph. It is told from two distinct vantage points, middle-aged mother, Abby, and her teenage daughter, Krista. Each faces unique challenges within the framework of a combined family life. What neither expects to find is the true essence of magic in the strength, friendship, power and energy of the female spirit.
Servants and Followers (The Legends of Arria, Volume 2)
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Series: Legends of Arria, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,570. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
On a dangerous quest to retrieve Tau’s Cup, Basha and Oaka suffer a terrible loss at the outset. In the midst of several mad adventures, they are joined by Fato the talking royal messenger falcon and the warrior Monika. Chased by Black Wolves, monstrous Servants of the evil overlord Doomba, the group seeks shelter with Lord Fobata and Captain Goga, secret human Followers of Doomba.
After the Race
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
After the Race recounts the unraveling of the family Reed. and the raw, serpentine trails blazed by the father-son pair of Wayne—an Army Special Forces veteran whose reckless pursuit of contentment propels the story—and Charles—a gifted runner whose effortless successes on the track contrast his struggles everywhere else. A father-son drama in the tradition of The Great Santini.
Once Bad Intentions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Once Bad Intentions is a coming of age urban love story of triumph and redemption. The inspirational story of a young girl’s journey to defeat her past, the violent characteristics she had become prone to, and succeed in the world of fashion photography.
Waiting For Tomorrow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,940. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Brenda Wilson is a baby -boomer, living with her parents, on a desolate Northern English estate where they have been rehoused after the war.The family's journey out of this environment is told against the background of the great social changes of the post-war years.
The Bird Children (Book One of the Phoenix Realm)
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Series: The Phoenix Realm, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 226,830. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Avreal of Landers just knows there is something wrong with her, despite her family's protests to the contrary. She has no navel, and she loses her voice on occasion, sometimes unable to talk for months at a time. Her older brother Dominic, a young warlock struggling with his own demons, remembers what his sister doesn't: that she hatched out of an egg and spent her infancy as a bird . . .
Hiding in the Weave
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
New York Times best-selling crime fiction writer, William Bayer, breaks new ground with this novel, a coming-of-age/psychological mystery. Hiding in the Weave is a novel for adults about the strivings of youth. . . love, passion, art, art-making, growing up and letting go. It takes the traditional coming-of-age boarding school novel into fascinating new territory.
The Garbage House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Jake's a twenty-year-old drop-out living in his mother's hoarded house. Without ambition and surrounded by garbage, his future looks bleak. When his troubled, underage girlfriend becomes pregnant with his child, he sees it as a second chance. His dreams are dashed when Jezera wants an abortion, but he's not taking no for an answer...
Duplicity's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
For fast track professor Renate Seiler, a grant to Berlin was not the fait accompli she expected. When she discovers letters among her mother’s effects that point to her father’s Nazi past, Renate decides to investigate. But attraction to a charismatic chanteuse in West Berlin, and a charming East German scientist captivate her. At each turn of the road, Renate’s path becomes more perilous.
The Wrong Outfit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Wrong Outfit is a powerful novel about a boy called Adam Nedman, who grows up through the 1970s and 80s and is greatly affected by both football and Punk Rock. Perhaps Adam was just in the wrong place at the wrong time? From home life to football terrace. Through school days to punk chaos. Perhaps there had never been any doubt? Adam was in the wrong outfit.